2014-10-31 15:07:00

How did the ancient Romans envisage death?

(Vatican Radio ) Our popular "Latin Lover", Carmelite Father Reginald Foster speaks of how the ancient Romans envisaged death. In this conversation with Veronica Scarisbrick he refers to  Charon and the River Styx and how Michelangelo depicted this scene on the Last Judgement fresco in  the Sistine Chapel. But also how Cicero wrote of his father's death.

Listen to our popular 'Latin Lover' in a programme presented and  produced by Veronica Scarisbrick:





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